Bhubaneswar: Union Railway Minister Ashwini Vaishnaw flagged off the Puri-Hatia-Puri Tapaswini Express with upgraded LHB Rake on Thursday from Bhubaneswar Railway Station.
In a bid to provide better comfort and jerk free journey to the passengers, Indian Railway has decided to run 18452/18451 Puri-Hatia-Puri Tapaswini Express with modern Linke-Hofmann-Busch (LHB) coaches by replacing conventional coaches running at present. This facility will enhance safety with better ride experience and lesser noise.
Ministers Padmanabha Behera and Ashok Chandra Panda, Bhubaneswar MP Aparajita Sarangi, MLAs Suresh Kumar Routray, Ananta Narayan Jena and Susant Kumar Rout graced the occasion as Guests of Honour at Bhubaneswar Railway Station.
The Minister will also lay the foundation for development of the second entry of Cuttack Railway Station on Friday. He will inspect the Cuttack Railway Station and review the development and amenities there.
The second entry will have facilities like Parking for Two/Three/Four Wheelers, Pickup and Drop Point, Parking for Ambulance, VIP Vehicles etc., including a wider approach road.
Minister Padmanabha Behera, Cuttack MP Bhartruhari Mahatab, MLAs Mohammed Moquim and Souvic Biswal will grace the occasion as Guests of Honour at Cuttack Railway Station.
Mr.Vaishnaw will also flag off the extension of Bhubaneswar-Bhadrak-Bhubaneswar Train up to Balasore at Balasore Railway Station; and will lay foundation and inaugurate various developmental works at Basta, Nilagiri and Jaleswar Railway Stations.